Brian Panish Selected as a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year
Brian Panish has been named a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year by California Lawyer magazine. The CLAY awards are given annually by the magazine to recognize attorneys whose work made a significant impact during the previous year. Attorneys are recognized in 21 areas of legal practice; Panish was selected for a CLAY award in the area of Personal Injury.
In 2012, Panish obtained over $75 million in jury verdicts, including a record $36.5 jury verdict in a case arising from a big-rig truck crash that left a woman catastrophically injured, a $10 million jury verdict in the wrongful death of a 3-year-old boy on a school bus, a $20 million jury verdict in a case involving a hit-and-run big-rig truck crash and a $9.32 million verdict for an injured worker in a case taken on by Panish the week before trial.